The second dance Darbar Festival at Sadler's Wells provides some food for thought
Urged by the creator Shivaangee Agrawal to take some time to explore the Akademi Archives (a Heritage Lottery funded project), I grudgingly accepted the nudge. Once I began, I was hooked.
Creating a community of common interest while being immersed in something that gives pure pleasure, has been our experience of developing the Dancing in the Kitchen night with DJ Ritu.
The state of being we explored in the third week was Karuna, ‘Compassion’, with two very sensitive artists, contemporary dancer Gizem Aksu and photographer Nirvair Singh Rai. Aakash introduced Nirvair as his friend and mentor.
On the last day of 2020, the editor Sanjeevini Dutta looks back on the year.
Pranita Choudhry has written this piece in response to our call-out for writers.